Today started with a short quote I thought to myself about pain and positivity: Just as depression can cause pain, happiness can relieve it. And it's such a fascinating thing to think about because it just shows how insanely powerful our invisible thoughts are. It's weird. It doesn't make sense how a thought can be… Continue reading The invisible map that makes us “us”.
Blog posts sharing my Lyme journey.
Fallout 4 & Buddhism
12/12/17 I keep losing days. I thought I had just missed one day of my daily journal, but just noticed it was almost 3 days ago. This keeps happening to me, especially as each day tends to be so similar to the last - wake up, sit on the couch, sleep, repeat. Sometimes I don't… Continue reading Fallout 4 & Buddhism
Small Dogs & Home Thievery
12/09/17 Quasi and I had such a nice walk on the beach at this morning's small dog Meetup. I met this really sweet woman named Chloe who was there with her dog and husband. She was telling me that their house was just broken into while they were in their house up near Seal Rock,… Continue reading Small Dogs & Home Thievery
Mark Wahlberg & Raven
12/08/17 - Daily Journal I started seeing a therapist, Clare Johnson, to help me cope with all that's happening to me cuz of the Lyme, and to help me use this time on disability to become a better, stronger person. Since Chronic Lyme can't be cured, I have to expect that even after treatment it'll… Continue reading Mark Wahlberg & Raven
Lisa’s Got Lyme Disease
After 6 years of dealing with a mystery illness I finally got a diagnosis of Lyme Disease. This is the beginning of my journey through it.
Chai-Coconut Ice Pops – Meh, Okay
(2 out of 3 stars) Fun recipe to make homemade popsicles. Wish it was sweeter and tasted more like dessert.
Puffed Quinoa Treats – Pretty Good
(2 out of 3 stars) Not bad! Mild flavor but great crispy texture.
Pecan-Buckwheat Porridge – Meh, Okay
(2 out of 3 stars) Doesn't quite hit the spot when it comes to oatmeal cravings, but it's still an okay dish for a hearty breakfast.
Poached Eggs w/ Quinoa & Spinach – Didn’t Like It
(1 out of 3 stars) This recipe sounds and looks beautiful, but the taste fell short. Bland and watery.
Zucchini-Herb Frittata – Meh, Okay
(2 out of 3 stars) Never cooked with zucchini or made a frittata before! This was bland, but would do it again.